History: Religious History

  • The Mysteries of Mithra: The Definitive Account of a Crucial Historical Moment when a Colorful Oriental Religion Swept over the Roman Empire book cover

    The Mysteries of Mithra

    The Definitive Account of a Crucial Historical Moment when a Colorful Oriental Religion Swept over the Roman Empire, 1st Edition

    By Franz Cumont

    First published in 1956, this seminal study, by the great Belgian scholar Franz Cumont, remains the definitive coverage of a great ideological struggle between the West and the Orient in the first centuries of the Christian era. Mithraism, a mystery religion originating in Persia, spread rapidly…

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  • The English Register of Oseney Abbey, by Oxford: Written about 1460 book cover

    The English Register of Oseney Abbey, by Oxford

    Written about 1460, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Clark

    First published in 1913, the publication of this English translation is of particular interest for those studying the growing status of English as a formal as well as informal language in the mid-15th century. The manuscript’s varying quality and very existence raise questions as to its purpose in…

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  • English Register of Godstow Nunnery, Near Oxford: Part I book cover

    English Register of Godstow Nunnery, Near Oxford

    Part I, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Clark

    First published in 1905, these two volumes together reproduced the text of Rawlinson MS. B 408 from the Bodleian Library in two parts. They consist of a preface followed the full Middle English text with glosses. The initial section of the manuscript is slightly older and consists of prefixed…

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  • English Register of Godstow Nunnery, Near Oxford: Part II book cover

    English Register of Godstow Nunnery, Near Oxford

    Part II, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Clark

    First published in 1905, these two volumes together reproduced the text of Rawlinson MS. B 408 from the Bodleian Library in two parts. They consist of a preface followed the full Middle English text with glosses. The initial section of the manuscript is slightly older and consists of prefixed…

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  • John Foxe: An Historical Perspective book cover

    John Foxe

    An Historical Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Loades

    First published in 1999, This book  is a wide-ranging and authoritative review of the reception in England and other countries of Foxe’s Acts and Monuments of the English Martyrs from the time of its original publication between 1563 and 1583, up to the nineteenth century. Essays by…

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  • Religion and Society in Early Stuart England book cover

    Religion and Society in Early Stuart England

    1st Edition

    By Darren Oldridge

    First published in 1998, this book presents an overview of some recent debates on the history of religion in England from the accession of James I to the outbreak of the Civil War. Darren Oldridge rejects the polarisation of discussion on the meaning and impact of Laudianism’s innovations and the…

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  • John Knox and the British Reformations book cover

    John Knox and the British Reformations

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    Edited by Roger A. Mason

    Published in 1998. John Knox is one of the towering figures of the European reformation, his name synonymous with hard-line evangelical Protestantism, and his influence spreading far beyond his native Scotland. Yet no scholarly biography of Knox has appeared for over 20 years, and no attempt has…

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  • Medieval Bishops’ Houses in England and Wales book cover

    Medieval Bishops’ Houses in England and Wales

    1st Edition

    By Michael Thompson

    First published in 1998, this book describes the surviving medieval remains there and the far more numerous manor houses and castles owned by the bishops, as well as their London houses. Apart from royal residences these are far the largest group of medieval domestic buildings of a single type…

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  • Politicians in the Pulpit: Christian Radicalism in Britain from the Fall of the Bastille to the Disintegration of Chartism book cover

    Politicians in the Pulpit

    Christian Radicalism in Britain from the Fall of the Bastille to the Disintegration of Chartism, 1st Edition

    By Eileen Groth Lyon

    First published in 1999, the world of Christian radicalism in the first half of the nineteenth century is reconstructed here with thorough research by Eileen Groth Lyon. Christian radicals, during this period, sought to incite political action through the use of Scripture, using such themes as the…

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  • Mary of Mercy in Medieval and Renaissance Italian Art: Devotional image and civic emblem book cover

    Mary of Mercy in Medieval and Renaissance Italian Art

    Devotional image and civic emblem, 1st Edition

    By Katherine T. Brown

    Mater Misericordiae—Mother of Mercy—emerged as one of the most prolific subjects in central Italian art from the late thirteenth through the sixteenth centuries. With iconographic origins in Marian cult relics brought from Palestine to Constantinople in the fifth century, the amalgam of attributes…

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  • Paolo Veronese: Piety and Display in an Age of Religious Reform book cover

    Paolo Veronese

    Piety and Display in an Age of Religious Reform, 1st Edition

    By Richard Cocke

    This title was first published in 2001: Paolo Veronese: Piety and Display in an Age of Religious Reform examines the large body of religious paintings with which Veronese (1528 -1588) played a crucial role in shaping Venetian piety. With 117 illustrations (26 in colour) Richard Cocke sets Veronese’…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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  • Crusaders, Cathars and the Holy Places book cover

    Crusaders, Cathars and the Holy Places

    1st Edition

    By Bernard Hamilton

    First published in 1999, this volume emerged as part of the Collected Studies series and features studies authored by Bernard Hamilton over a period of twenty years, all of which deal with relations between Western Europe and the neighbouring civilizations in the Eastern Mediterranean during the…

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